18 mars 2016

Pakistanis can now apply to Indian tech universities

The Express TribuneBy News Desk. Starting 2017, Indian institutes of technology (IITs) will open entrance tests to students of eight foreign countries – including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Dubai – for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
The decision was taken at a meeting between the human resource development (HRD) and the external affairs (MEA) ministries. More...

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09 février 2016

Ministry to raise foreign students numbers to 300,000

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology aims to increase the number of foreign students to 300,000 by 2020, from about 200,000 currently, with a strong focus on students from the ASEAN – Association of Southeast Asian Nations – region, reports The Japan Times. Read more...

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05 juin 2011

BARBIE, acronymes, acronyms France n'est pas le seul pays touché par l'abus d'acronymes. L'article qui suit le montre aisément. Un des meilleurs exemples: BARBIE (a basic accountability regime will be inevitable almost everywhere).
Aussies, Acronyms, and Accountability. By Ben Wildavsky.
Quick quiz for non-Australians: In a post-AUQA world, how will TEQSA make sensible use of the AQF, the ERA, the CEQ, the AUSSE, and perhaps the CLA?  As DEEWR adds the functions of the recently abolished ALTC to its many other responsibilities, how useful will the government’s new My University web site be when it is unveiled later this year? Will the imminent “uncapping” of government-sponsored university places, in tandem with a new funding system in which government dollars follow students, lead to the kind of extreme, market-driven differentiation of academic offerings within and between institutions that critics have warned of...

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